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Jobeth Coleby-Davis denies claims she assaulted officer with her vehicle

TRANSPORT and Housing Minister JoBeth Coleby-Davis has denied claims that she assaulted a Royal Bahamas Police officer with her vehicle over the weekend during a Carnival event.

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ALICIA WALLACE: Know your rights over family leave

THERE are many laws in The Bahamas that need to be reformed for various reasons. Over the past few years, I have specifically focused on gender inequality in the law and laws that have the effect of perpetuating and sustaining gender stereotypes. One law that does not often get attention is the Employment Act.

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Ferguson sets sights on Labour Day parade return

OBIE Ferguson, Trade Union Congress president, announced yesterday his organisation's intention to resume their annual Labour Day parade after the previous two attempts were cancelled due to COVID-19 safety concerns.

Food authority warns on peanut butter recall alert

THE Bahamas Agricultural Health and Food Safety Authority has advised the public to be on high alert after a number of Jif Peanut Butter products were recently recalled in the United States due to concerns about potential salmonella contamination.

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US working with Bahamas to tackle migration issues

THE United States government is actively working with nations in the region such as The Bahamas to tackle the root causes of “irregular migration”, according to a high-ranking US State Department official yesterday.

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Darville tells World Assembly of healthcare plans

HEALTH Minister Dr Michael Darville said the government is working to recruit public health specialists and allied health professionals to pave the way for telemedicine platforms and the digitisation of medical records.

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State minister says public services union ‘ungrateful’

STATE Public Service Minister Pia Glover-Rolle has branded recent comments from the Bahamas Public Services Union as “ungrateful”, while denying claims the government is stalling on labour issues.

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Two found dead in Abaco hit-and-run

ABACO police are investigating a hit-and-run accident early yesterday morning that resulted in a double fatality of two men believed to be Haitian nationals.

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Don’t allow COVID apathy to ‘strangle economic rebound’

A top hotelier yesterday warned The Bahamas “must not allow apathy” to undermine the COVID fight, while admitting the surge in cases will make the Government “more tentative” over the further restriction easing sought by tourism.

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‘Buy good real estate but a cheap vehicle’

Suggestions that today’s Budget will seek to “promote home ownership” and green energy yesterday generated calls for an attitude overhaul and a variety of tax reforms from participants in both sectors.

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Bahamas ‘can’t be complacent’ on 15% corporate tax push back

The Bahamas “cannot be complacent” despite yesterday being granted more time to determine its approach to the G-7/OECD-led push for a minimum 15 percent global corporate income tax rate.